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Staff Directory

The Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) offers expertise and comprehensive assistance in external funding acquisition, proposal development, budgeting, compliance, and contractual agreements. OSP is an essential part of the Research Enterprise Services unit and works with Research Administration Systems and Analytics to provide campus-wide research administration support.

OSP Leadership

  • Cara Greenlee

    Director, Office of Sponsored Programs

    Ask Me About:

    • Office of Sponsored Programs Growth and Strategy
    • Research and Creative Activity Compliance
    • Office of Sponsored Programs Operations
    • Careers in Research Administration
    • Hot Springs
    • Hiking

    Ask Me About:

    • Office of Sponsored Programs Growth and Strategy
    • Research and Creative Activity Compliance
    • Office of Sponsored Programs Operations
    • Careers in Research Administration
    • Hot Springs
    • Hiking
  • Jennifer Lutke

    Assistant Director, Post-Award

    Ask Me About:

    • Cost Accounting Standards
    • Audits
    • Sponsored Projects Accounting
    • BroncoHub Project Portfolio Management Module
    • Running

    Ask Me About:

    • Cost Accounting Standards
    • Audits
    • Sponsored Projects Accounting
    • BroncoHub Project Portfolio Management Module
    • Running
  • Ella Christiansen

    Assistant Director, Pre-Award

    Ask Me About:

    • Pre-Award Team (budget development, proposal submission)
    • Contracting (award review & acceptance)
    • Leadership & Mentoring
    • The Green Bay Packers

    Ask Me About:

    • Pre-Award Team (budget development, proposal submission)
    • Contracting (award review & acceptance)
    • Leadership & Mentoring
    • The Green Bay Packers

Pre-Award

  • Jessie Esbensen

    Pre-Award Supervisor and Senior Research Administrator

    Ask Me About:

    • Budget Development
    • Institutional Review & Compliance
    • Proposal Submission
    • Hiking Recommendations

    Ask Me About:

    • Budget Development
    • Institutional Review & Compliance
    • Proposal Submission
    • Hiking Recommendations
  • Erin Keen

    Senior Research Administrator

    Ask Me About:

    • Budget Development
    • Institutional Review & Compliance
    • Proposal Submission
    • Book Recommendations

    Ask Me About:

    • Budget Development
    • Institutional Review & Compliance
    • Proposal Submission
    • Book Recommendations
  • Adam Musser

    Research Administrator

    Ask Me About:

    • Budget Development
    • Institutional Review & Compliance
    • Proposal Submission
    • Teaching a five-year old to ski

    Ask Me About:

    • Budget Development
    • Institutional Review & Compliance
    • Proposal Submission
    • Teaching a five-year old to ski
  • Rebecca Linden

    Research Administrator

    Ask Me About:

    • Budget Development
    • Institutional Review & Compliance;
    • Proposal Submission
    • Cooking & Baking

    Ask Me About:

    • Budget Development
    • Institutional Review & Compliance;
    • Proposal Submission
    • Cooking & Baking
  • Rachelle Littau

    Research Administrator

    Ask Me About:

    • Budget Development
    • Institutional Review & Compliance
    • Proposal Submission
    • Paddleboarding

    Ask Me About:

    • Budget Development
    • Institutional Review & Compliance
    • Proposal Submission
    • Paddleboarding
  • Kiersten Middleton

    Research Administrator, Associate

    Ask Me About:

    • Budget Development
    • Institutional Review & Compliance
    • Proposal Submission
    • Painting on Canvas

    Ask Me About:

    • Budget Development
    • Institutional Review & Compliance
    • Proposal Submission
    • Painting on Canvas

Contracting

  • Justine Callen

    Supervisory Grants & Contracts Officer 2

    Ask Me About:

    • Drafting, negotiating, and accepting awards
    • Assistance in understanding acceptable terms & conditions
    • Industry Sponsored Agreements
    • Softball pitching

    Ask Me About:

    • Drafting, negotiating, and accepting awards
    • Assistance in understanding acceptable terms & conditions
    • Industry Sponsored Agreements
    • Softball pitching
  • Debra DeNinno

    Grants & Contracts Officer 1

    Ask Me About:

    • Status of Awards (Received, In Review, Signed, Financial Set Up, etc.) 
    • General Inquiries – Electronic File 
    • OSP Website Maintenance

    Ask Me About:

    • Status of Awards (Received, In Review, Signed, Financial Set Up, etc.) 
    • General Inquiries – Electronic File 
    • OSP Website Maintenance
  • Mackenzie Cabot

    Grants & Contracts Officer 2

    Ask Me About:

    • Drafting, negotiating, and accepting awards
    • Assistance in understanding acceptable terms & conditions
    • Industry Sponsored Agreements
    • Cooking and Muay Thai

    Ask Me About:

    • Drafting, negotiating, and accepting awards
    • Assistance in understanding acceptable terms & conditions
    • Industry Sponsored Agreements
    • Cooking and Muay Thai
  • Ariana Azar-Farr

    Grants & Contracts Officer 2

    Ask Me About:

    • Drafting, negotiating, and accepting awards
    • Assistance in understanding acceptable terms & conditions
    • Industry Sponsored Agreements
    • Traveling and Reading

    Ask Me About:

    • Drafting, negotiating, and accepting awards
    • Assistance in understanding acceptable terms & conditions
    • Industry Sponsored Agreements
    • Traveling and Reading
  • Tyler Wilson

    Grants & Contracts Officer 2

    About Me About:

    • Drafting, negotiating, and accepting awards
    • Assistance in understanding acceptable terms & conditions
    • Industry Sponsored Agreements
    • Grilling, Golfing, and Dad-ing

    About Me About:

    • Drafting, negotiating, and accepting awards
    • Assistance in understanding acceptable terms & conditions
    • Industry Sponsored Agreements
    • Grilling, Golfing, and Dad-ing

Post-Award

Cost Accounting

  • Corrie Newland

    Senior Cost Accountant

    Ask Me About:

    • Recharge Centers
    • Program Codes
    • The F&A Proposal
    • My DIY Hardwood Floor Install

    Ask Me About:

    • Recharge Centers
    • Program Codes
    • The F&A Proposal
    • My DIY Hardwood Floor Install